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Community event at Eskdale Mill on Saturday 3rd October

Now that bird nesting season is over and the blackberries have finished, the time has arrived to take control of the overgrown brambles in our meadow.

Using traditional methods and handtools, you are invited to join our volunteer team and help restore our  ancient meadow to ensure it doesn’t disappear under the thick of the…

2019 financial report now available

Please see our latest audited financial report here EMHT 2019 financial report 

This public document will remain on our governance pages and can also be found on Charities Commission and Companies House websites.

Our membership facilities have gone online!

We’ve finally moved into the 21st Century and given more choice to people interested in becoming a member.

We also have more tariffs at very attractive rates, such as partners/friends for £22.50 and family groups for £30.

There are now 3 ways to become a member:

  • online – follow this link to join

National Mills Weekend, 9th-10th May 2020

      

This Bank holiday weekend was to be our main public event of the year. We had scheduled to welcome people to help us celebrate our mill and watermills all over these British Isles. The festive weekend was to include fun activities for all the family ranging from scheduled guided tours, grain milling…

Volunteer gardeners and grounds people needed now

Following extensive restorations and a year of closure, Eskdale Mill re-opened to the public in July this year. This unique historical visitor attraction has welcomed over 3000 visitors in just a few months generating sustainable figures to help safeguard a viable future.

The mill is set in an idyllic location with fantastic views nestled amongst…

Greetings from the Mill Manager!

Welcome to this Autumn 2019 edition of our newsletter.

Hope this finds you all well and that you’ve had chance to visit the newly restored mill or to keep an eye on the summer’s proceedings via our website, social media or the local press. I met a few of you at the mill this…

Come and visit before we shut for winter!

We currently have a spooky atmosphere in the mill. Lots of spiders in big cobwebs have suddenly appeared! Oh my!

And why have we suddenly got bats roosting in our timbers! Arrgh!

From 4th November, in line with the changing of the seasons and darker days, the mill will be closing its doors to the…

Today we greeted our 1000th visitor!

Today, we were really pleased to greet our 1000th visitor! Rita came with her husband and grandchildren and was taken by surprise when we announced her special welcome to the mill. She received a brand new guidebook from us as well as annual membership which entitles her and her husband to more visits to…

Eskdale Mill is officially now open to the public!

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New team members needed

We’re looking for new volunteers to support our visitor services at the mill. Can you help us?

No previous skills required as all training will be given.

All that’s needed is enthusiasm, a willingness to work as part of a team and a desire to develop new skills. You’ll spend quality days in a…